Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Cranberry Rice


Basumati Rice 1 cup
Cranberry (dried) 1 cup
Onion 1
Peas 1/2 cup
Grated carrot 1/2 cup
Tamarind water 1/2 cup
Ginger garlic paste 1/2 tsp
Chilli powder 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder 1/2 tsp
Jaggery (powdered) 1 tsp
oil and salt as required
For seasoning:
cardamom 1
cloves 1
bay leaf 1
cinnamom one inch piece
saunf 1 tsp

1.Soak rice in 1 1/2 cup water for 40 minutes.
2.Take a kadai.Heat oil and fry seasonings.
3.Cut onion into small pieces and fry till brown.
4.Add Cranberry and fry till it gets to a jelly consistency.
5.Add peas and grated carrot
Add Tamarind water and salt
Add ginger garlic paste,
chilli powder,coriander powder and cumin powder.
Add little water.
6.Mix all the items and saute well
Add powdered jaggery.
7.Mix the entire mixture with the soaked rice and keep it in the electric cooker.
(tamarind water and jaggery are added to reduce the tartness of cranberry)

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